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GM Exec Touts DTU and other Programs that Feature HBCUs
July 4, 2019
“There are so many great men and women that are being developed and minds that are being cared for, cultivated inside of the schools and they don’t necessarily have the recruitment bandwidth and their career centers don’t have the relationships established to actually open up access to larger Fortune 500 companies,” Lester Booker, Jr., the project manager for communications operations at General Motors. ... read more »
NNPA Leadership and Other Prominent Black Voices Speak Out on College Exam Scandal
March 21, 2019
National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) President and CEO Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. was among several prominent African Americans who said they view the recent $25 million college admissions scam as “affirmative action for the rich” and yet another example of white privilege. ... read more »
NABJ’s Call for Diversity at CNN Grows 
March 14, 2019
“When there's more of us in the room fighting for our stories to be told, and raising awareness about the issues impacting our communities, we have an even better chance of creating change and ending the practices that unfairly hold us back,” said Color of Change in a statement released on Twitter.  ... read more »
Black History Month: Two Centuries of Black History and the Black Press 
February 21, 2019
“The Black Press is an aspect of the fabric of the Black existence in America that is not getting enough attention or support from the community,” Kisha A. Brown, the founder and CEO of Justis Connection, told NNPA Newswire.   ... read more »
Tennessee Tribune’s Rosetta Perry Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
February 1, 2019
With one of pop music’s most profound voices performing during a ceremony that included a video tribute featuring tributes from a mayor, a congressman, a school superintendent and a university president, Tennessee Tribune Publisher Rosetta Miller Perry clearly was the star of the night. ... read more »
NNPA Chairman Celebrates 50 Years as Crusader Publisher
April 19, 2018
Dorothy R. Leavell Celebrates 50 Years as Publisher of the Crusader Newspapers ... read more »
New NNPA Chair Presents Bold Vision for Group’s Role in U.S. Education Policy
July 13, 2017
New NNPA Chair Talks about the Every Student Succeeds Act ... read more »
Chicago Crusader Publisher Dorothy Leavell Elected New Chairman of the NNPA 
June 29, 2017
Shortly, before the National Newspaper Publishers Association's (NNPA) annual Legacy Awards Gala, NNPA members elected veteran Chicago Crusader publisher Dorothy Leavell to serve as chairman of the group for the next two years (2017-2019). ... read more »
Iconic EBONY Magazine Moves to Los Angeles
June 1, 2017
It’s the latest chapter for two, storied publications that, for years, have struggled to find their way in the ever-evolving world of new media. ... read more »
Chicago’s Black Community Stunned by Latest Police Shooting
August 25, 2016
Chicago police have shot another teenager, and gangs are allegedly planning to retaliate for his death. ... read more »
Officer Charged with Murder in McDonald case
December 2, 2015
After a year-long investigation, Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez’s office has filed first-degree murder charges against a Chicago Police officer accused of shooting a 17-year-old teen 16 times without provocation. ... read more »
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